firstly Pappy Van Winkles 15 Years Family Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 53.5% Some argue,
but since the original distillery building on this site dates from 1775,
most folks consider the Buffalo Trace Distillery to be the oldest continually operating distillery in the US.
It sits on the banks of the Ohio River in Frankfort, Kentucky, on the same 150 acres —
completing 245 years of continuous operation. It even used the “medicinal” loophole to operate during Prohibition.
Now owned by Sazerac, its history includes a veritable
Who’s-Who of historic Bourbon owners and Master Distillers who continue today
to craft some of the finest and most popular Whiskey brands in America.
The line of Pappy Van Winkles 15 Years Family Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 53.5% from the Buffalo Trace Distillery are legendary.
also, Each release is over-subscribed. So much so that there is a thriving secondary market.
And due to a higher level of evaporation, the 2020 release across the entire line will be a bit tighter than usual. But….
moreso,If you are a Pappy fan, you know that the exact mash bill is a state secret.
But it is a wheated dram that goes into the barrel soft (114 proof),
has been aged in the “sweet spot” of the rick house for fifteen years, and is bottled at 53.5% ABV.
This is a dream-bottle. First come, first served.
Julian “Pappy”” Van Winkle Sr. started his career at the age of eighteen as a wholesaler
for W.L. Weller & Sones Distillery in 1893.
Mergers, acquisitions, and Prohibition interrupted things here and there.
But the name and reputation was revitalized by Pappy’s son,
and now grandson — Julian Preston Van Winkle III.
*This bottle is a collector’s item; we will not be able to entertain any refunds or exchanges.
**Individual orders are limited to one item per person,
as we wish to give everyone the opportunity to participate.
***Any kind of transit damage is insured and will be reimbursed,